Heritage Flight Training Set for March

A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon (bottom) joins in formation with a P-40 Warhawk (top), P-51 Mustang (right), and a F-86 Sabre Jet (left) over Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., during Heritage Flight Training Course March 2, 2014. During the course aircrews practiced ground and flight training to allow civilian pilots of historic military aircraft and current Air Force fighter pilots to safely fly in formations together, in preparation for the upcoming Open House. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey/ Released)
A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon (bottom) joins in formation with a P-40 Warhawk (top), P-51 Mustang (right), and a F-86 Sabre Jet (left) over Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., during Heritage Flight Training Course March 2, 2014. During the course aircrews practiced ground and flight training to allow civilian pilots of historic military aircraft and current Air Force fighter pilots to safely fly in formations together, in preparation for the upcoming Open House. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey/ Released)
A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon (bottom) joins in formation with a P-40 Warhawk (top), P-51 Mustang (right), and a F-86 Sabre Jet (left) over Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., during Heritage Flight Training Course March 2, 2014. During the course aircrews practiced ground and flight training to allow civilian pilots of historic military aircraft and current Air Force fighter pilots to safely fly in formations together, in preparation for the upcoming Open House. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey/ Released)

PRESS RELEASE – The Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course will take place here March 3-6, with aircraft and personnel scheduled to arrive March 1-2 and depart March 7. During the course, civilian pilots of historic military aircraft and Air Force pilots of current fighter aircraft will practice flying in formation together. Heritage flights raise public awareness of the Air Force mission and commemorate its history. Air Combat Command aircraft flying in this year’s training will include the F-35 Lightning II, the F-22 Raptor and the F-16 Fighting Falcon. The historic aircraft will include the P-51 Mustang, the P-40 Warhawk, the P-38 Lightning, the P-47 Thunderbolt and the F-86 Sabre. The number and types of Heritage aircraft are still being finalized.

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